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Ignition Key to my 2000 Volvo C70 isn't catching.

Thanks in advance for your answer. The ignition key to my 2000 volvo c70 was sticking for while, and I had to wiggle the steering wheel and key to get it out... But today, when I went to turn the key, it actually turned a full spin or two before it caught. Is there anyway to tighten something in it, or is the ignition shot? If I replace the lock cylinder, will my old keys still work in it? Many thanks.

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  • stevenfinly May 28, 2009

    What about repairing the window regulator for the passenger side door (2000 C70 convertible)... Everythings fine with it, except one of the tiny cables (that raise or lowe it) snapped. would LOVE not to have to buy the whole assemply... do you know of any place that can fix something like that (hopefully in Los Angeles).

    Many many many Thanks.

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Lock cylinder is shot and any volvo dealer can order the lock cylinder via vin # to match the keys you have.

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